Definition of Aran in English:

Aran

Syllabification: Ar·an
Pronunciation: /ˈarən
 
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adjective

  • Denoting a type of knitwear with traditional patterns, typically involving a raised cable stitch and large diamond designs.
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    • The group enjoyed browsing among the many shops with traditional Aran knitwear, pottery and other souvenirs on sale.
    • The countryside was a major theme with rustic cord jodhpurs, pedal pushers with buttons at the knee, checked shirts and Aran sweaters.
    • The traditional consumer market for Waterford Crystal, Claddagh rings, Aran knitwear and Connemara marble rosary beads continues to thrive and is worth €120 million a year.

Origin

1960s: from the Aran Islands.

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